Sayen, William




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1864  193  2050 (70) 14
1865  202  2048 (71) 4
1866  201  2072 (75) 14
1867  180  2091 (80) 0
1868  172  2111 (84) 0
1869  165  2131 (86) 0
1870  161  2151 (88) 0
1871  142  2171 (88) 0
1872  133  2190 (87) 0
1873  124  2210 (84) 0
1874  109  2230 (80) 0
1875  100  2250 (75) 12

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Sayen, William Henry  
Born: 14 May 1846
Died: 14 June 1921
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 374
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 103
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 10
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 72
Periodicals
   [NYC], 2 Apr. 1870
   [PDEB], 5 Mar. 1864
   [PDEB], 7 June 1867
   [WSoT], 4 Nov. 1865

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Maurian, C.A. - Sayen, W.H. 1864         (c)     4   -   0
Reichhelm, G.C. - Sayen, W.H. 1865         (f)     4   -   0      Reichhelm, G.C. gave odds of a knight
Sayen, W.H. - Knox, J.W. 1866         (f)     8   -   6

Tournament data

Philadelphia 1864     Philadelphia Club Handicap     8  /  12      odds player in a knight class
Philadelphia 1875     Philadelphia Chess Club Tournament     29  /  52


Player information updated: 15 Jan. 2020